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Re: Language

Seems that I am two quiet by far but I just noticed a snippet on language and gaelic. My understanding was that many of the Argyllian Sinclairs spoke Gaelic or 'Scots' depending on the generation and time period. I suspected that many of the Caithness Sinclairs were speaking Norse. But that left me wondering what language the Sinclairs spoke. We assume that the "Bloodline" may have spoken several languages through the advantages of education and my reading suggests that such notables as Henry would have Latin, English, Norse and perhaps Swedish. But that leaves the matter of language very open asnd the point well raised. In say 1800 how did the majority of Sinclairs communicate? Scratching my head.... Neil Toronto/PEI/Argyll